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Halifax II  JB907 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Halifax II  JB907


Incidents/Accidents

DateAircraftUnitPilot NameLocation
29 Jun 43 Halifax II JB907 78 Sqdn Limburg
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Casualties in the CWGC Register for Halifax II JB907

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantTheodore Ivan Lishman DAGG (1035453) Wireless Op Halifax II JB907  IBCC 1943-06-2978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMaastricht General Cemetery
SergeantFrank HILL (1699994) Air Gunner Halifax II JB907  IBCC 1943-06-2978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMaastricht General Cemetery
SergeantLeslie HOWARTH (1146906) Flight Engi Halifax II JB907  IBCC 1943-06-2978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMaastricht General Cemetery
SergeantCecil Andrew MORRIS (1337838) Navigator ( Halifax II JB907  IBCC 1943-06-2978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMaastricht General Cemetery
Flight SergeantPatrick William James RENDLE (420055) Halifax II JB907  IBCC 1943-06-2978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMaastricht General Cemetery
SergeantGwilym John SAMUEL (591204) Navigator Halifax II JB907  IBCC 1943-06-2978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMaastricht General Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam Russell TOWNSEND (R/92330) Air Gunner Halifax II JB907  IBCC 1943-06-2978 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMaastricht General Cemetery

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Sgt. T. I. L. DAGG 78 Sqdn - KIA 29/06/1943Hi Russ From Chorley BCL Vol 4. Halifax JB907,78 Sqn EY-,was believed shot down by a nightfighter and crashed at Valkenberg at 0125 whilst on an op to Cologne. Chorley mentions a possibility that flak batteries at Aachen may also have been involved.The crew were :- Sgt P W J Rendle RAAF pilot Sgt L Howarth F/Eng Sgt G J Samuel Nav Sgt C A Morris Bomb Aimer Sgt T I L Dagg W/Op Sgt F Hill M/U Gunner Sgt W R Townsend RCAF Tail Gunner All died and are buried in Maastricht General Cemetery Regards Dick ....Read More.Dick on 27th March 2008 11:32:26
Sgt. T. I. L. DAGG 78 Sqdn - KIA 29/06/1943Hi RussG The entry in Chorley's BCL 1943 shows the following info: 28/29 June 1943: 78 Sqn Halifax 2 JB907 EY- operation Koln Sgt P W J Rendle RAAF + Sgt L Howarth + Sgt G J Samuel + Sgt C A Morris + Sgt T I L Dagg + Sgt F Hill + W R Townsend RCAF + T/o Breighton. believed shot down by nightfighter, crashing 01.25 at Valkenburg (Limburg) 10km ENE of Maastricht, Holland. All rest in Maastricht General cemetery. Flak from batteriesnear Aachen are also mentioned as a possible cause leading to the destruction of this Halifax. If only the Halifax i am tracing was so well documented in this way!!! Hope this helps anyway. regards Nick ....Read More.big tyke on 27th March 2008 11:42:23


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